Opinion piece – This budget boost for working women will supercharge the economy

I wrote this Opinion Piece in the Australian Financial Review on the 18th April 2024. Now, here’s a budget challenge to address…
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Two steps we can take now to create a universal system of childcare

Right now, there are two steps towards a universal system of childcare that the government can and should implement. The…
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Julian Assange – Press Conference PH

A majority of MPs in the House have voted, calling on the US and UK to let Julian Assange come…
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Response to the member for Wentworth’s IR bill amendments

The government’s controversial ‘Closing Loopholes’ industrial relations legislation has passed the House after a lengthy debate involving dozens of cross…
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Migration Speech Second Reading

I am supporting the government’s emergency legislation, albeit with grave reservations about some of the human rights implications. We would…
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United States Studies Centre Women in the Alliance Speech

I acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, traditional custodians of  the land on which we meet this evening,…
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Could social media also be a force for good – ABC

This story by Eliza Goetze first appeared on The ABC on 31st October 2023. If you’ve had a tough day,…
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Whistleblower fund tackles ‘persecution by prosecution’

This story by Dominic Giannini first appeared in the Goulburn Post on 20th September 2023. Whistleblowers who face prosecution themselves…
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Ideologically Motivated Extremism motion speech

I thank the member for Spence for this motion. It’s only a few weeks since pupils from a college in…
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Universities: Physical and Sexual Harassment and Violence Speech

Every woman knows a woman who’s been sexually assaulted at university, or she’s experienced it herself: the horror, the shame,…
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